The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

February 25, 2014

Virgie Ruth Reeves

Virgie Ruth Reeves, 79, of Rogersville died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at the home of her son.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Spry Funeral Home with Odis Duncan officiating. Burial will be in Bedingfield Cemetery in Rogersville. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.

Mrs. Reeves was born April 28, 1934, in Limestone County. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Church of Christ and retired from ConAgra.

Survivors include a son, Elton Wade Reeves of Rogersville; grandchildren, Misty Dawn Reeves of Athens and Daniel Lee Reeves of Rogersville; great-grandchildren, Dustin Reeves, Ethan Reeves and Cayson Reeves; three sisters, Barbara Jackson and Margaret Lawrence, both of Elkmont, and Dorothy Draper of Athens;

She is preceded in death by her parents, Irby and Alice Jewell; her husband, Lester “Joe” Reeves, and a daughter, Gwen Higgins.

Pallbearers will be Mark Owens, Chris Putman, Scottie Smith, Dickey White, Daniel Reeves and Trent Jackson.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of North Alabama.